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Adam Rome

Professor of Environment and Sustainability
University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Environmental movement in the U.S., environmental history, Earth Day, sustainable business, suburban sprawl

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Adam Rome is an environmental historian.

He can speak to the media about various topics in environmental history — the study of how human societies have interacted with and exploited the natural world. His research interests include the history of the environmental movement in the United States, as well as current and past efforts to green American businesses.

Rome is author of books including “The Genius of Earth Day: How a 1970 Teach-In Unexpectedly Made the First Green Generation” and “The Bulldozer in the Countryside: Suburban Sprawl and the Rise of American Environmentalism.” He also co-edited “Green Capitalism? Business and the Environment in the Twentieth Century.”

He can comment on these topics, as well as how corporations and governments can encourage — or hinder — environmental stewardship.

CONTACT:

Adam Rome, PhD
Professor of Environment and Sustainability
University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences

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